Archives for July 2012

Searching for school supplies? Or a new school? MPS’ new GPS-enabled mobile website can help

Research finds significant mobile internet usage across income, demographic groups MILWAUKEE (July 18, 2012) – Parents shopping for school supplies, shopping for a school for their children or just looking to learn more about Milwaukee Public Schools now have a new tool to help them: the district’s new mobile website. The website – at […]

Fire and smoke cause Rec program to be relocated

Milwaukee firefighters are on the scene of a four-alarm blaze in the Riverwest area.  MPS can confirm that there is a Recreation division program operating in the school nearest that fire.  The program is at Pierce Elementary School and is run in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club. Children and staff were moved inside […]

Proud student poets at Westside

Five students at Westside Academy (Room 303) recently published a book of their own poetry entitled “Poets of the Future”. They celebrated their accomplishment by hosting a release party at Arts@Large. While there, they read selections of their work and sold copies of their book. Their teacher, Jennifer Drews, asked famed American poet Maya Angelou to sign copies […]

New School wins mock trial competition

The Street Law Mock Trial Team from New School for Community Service won 1st Place at the Marquette Law School Street Law Mock Trial Competition this spring at the Federal Courthouse. This was New School’s fifth trip to the Final Trial Round in seven years and its third first place finish. In addition to the […]

French Immersion School students to perform at Bastille Days

MILWAUKEE – Students from Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee French Immersion School (MFIS) will show off their French singing skills as they perform this weekend at the East Town Association’s Bastille Days in downtown Milwaukee. The MFIS singing performance is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Renewal by Andersen Showcase Stage in Cathedral Square Park, […]

Riley students meet pen pals from Greendale H.S.

After nine months of exchanging letters, 30 bilingual second and third grade students at Riley School met their 19 pen pals from Greendale High School. All students were excited that they all finally met, read books to each other and played games. Riley Principal Harry Russo thanks Ms. Theresa Kruschke of Greendale High School and Mrs. Hernandez of […]